Ex-premier’s graft case a test of justice in oil-rich Kuwait Social Media Saudi Arabia Malaysia Kuwait City Twitter- Tempemail

Where is Sheikh Jaber? Kuwait was abuzz with the question as citizens on social media demanded to know the whereabouts of their 79-year-old former prime minister. He’d been ordered detained pending trial in an unprecedented move last month over the alleged embezzlement of millions of dollars from a military aid Continue Reading

Covid check-ins fall 25% at NSW venues as Sydney records mystery new local case | Health

The number of Covid-19 check-ins at venues across New South Wales has declined by more than 25% in the space of three months, new data reveals. Since the start of the year, hospitality and hairdressing businesses have been required to use the Service NSW app to register people’s details at Continue Reading

Case launched against TikTok over collection of children’s data | TikTok- Tempemail

A former children’s commissioner for England has launched a “landmark case” against the video-sharing app TikTok, alleging that it illegally collects the personal information of its child users. Anne Longfield, who held the commissioner post between March 2015 and February this year, has lodged a claim in the high court Continue Reading

Julie Burchill agrees to pay Ash Sarkar ‘substantial damages’ in libel case | Julie Burchill- Tempemail

The columnist Julie Burchill has apologised to the activist and journalist Ash Sarkar, and agreed to pay her “substantial damages”, after a series of social media posts in which she accused Sakar of being an Islamist, a hypocrite and worshipping a paedophile. In Twitter and Facebook posts and a statement Continue Reading

Pakistani court grants bail to Christian in blasphemy case bail bail court Christian court- Tempemail

A Pakistani court on Monday granted bail to a Christian man convicted in 2018 while still a teenager of insulting Islam by posting a picture of Islam’s holiest site on social media, a defense lawyer said. The court order in the eastern city of Lahore came more than four years Continue Reading

The Inquest review – tangled cold case enthrals amateur sleuths | Theatre

Online adventure and puzzle games – the socially distanced cousin of both the escape room and the interactive performance – have emerged as one of the successes of Zoom theatre. They have surprise and engagement on their side, creating genuinely unpredictable, shared live experiences at a time when such experiences Continue Reading

The strange case of Alibaba’s Jack Ma and his three-month vanishing act | Jack Ma

Wearing burgundy lipstick and a long peroxide wig, the diminutive entrepreneur who would soon become China’s richest man took to the stage and belted out Can You Feel the Love Tonight? from Disney’s The Lion King. Jack Ma, chief executive of e-commerce giant Alibaba, had earned the right to make Continue Reading

In case you missed them: the Guardian’s unsung heroes of 2020 | Life and style

Election pranksters True to form for an administration that could make the most routine tasks somehow absurd, Donald Trump couldn’t even lose an election without making it weird. With close but clear results, he refused to concede, concocting a series of unhinged conspiracy theories about stolen votes and fraud – Continue Reading

Vardy and Rooney face off in ‘WAG wars’ celebrity libel case Social Media Coleen Rooney Celebrities Celebrities Rebekah Vardy- Tempemail

A courtroom drama mixing celebrities, amateur sleuthing and social media kicked off in London on Thursday, where one famous soccer spouse denies leaking stories about another to the tabloid press. Rebekah Vardy is suing Coleen Rooney for libel after Rooney accused her of passing details of private Instagram posts to Continue Reading

Apple faces privacy case in Europe over iPhone tracking ID | Technology

The consumer rights activist Max Schrems has filed a formal privacy case against Apple, arguing that an ID generated by iPhones that lets advertisers track users violates privacy regulations. Schrems, whose lawsuit against Facebook led to a landmark ruling restricting data transfers from the EU to the US, has made Continue Reading